This chapter contains programs involved with audio file manipulation; that is to say playing, recording, ripping and the other common things which people want to do. To use much of this software, you will require either the kernel sound drivers installed, or ALSA-1.0.4 installed.
The mpg123 package contains a console-based MP3 player. It claims to be the fastest MP3 decoder for Unix.
OSS or ALSA OSS-1.0.4
Install mpg123 by running the following commands:
make PREFIX=/usr linux && make PREFIX=/usr install
The mpg123 package contains mpg123.